It appears all the Central Bank Governors are either under-performing or just not interested in vying for this awards. After all Awards are very very valued in Nigeria. Anyway, see confirmation below;
The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, CON, has been conferred with the 2013 Africa “Central Bank Governor of the Year” Award by the renowned IC Publications Group, in collaboration with Business in Africa Events, at Marrakech, Morocco.
The Central Bank Governor’s Award, which is the third for Sanusi in three years, was presented to the CBN Governor on Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at the African Banker Awards gala dinner held at the impressive Taj Palace, Marrakech, Morocco.
According to the Publisher, African Banker and Managing Director, IC Events, Omar Ben Yedder, the award is in recognition of Sanusi’s remarkable leadership role and consistent contribution to banking reforms in Nigeria, which have inspired his peers to emulate him across the continent of Africa and beyond.